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Kendall Hunter
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Kendall Hunter after the 2010 Alamo Bowl with Oklahoma State
No. 32     San Francisco 49ers
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-09-16) September 16, 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth: Tyler, Texas
High School: Tyler (TX)
Height: 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Weight: 199 lb (90 kg)
Career information
College: Oklahoma State
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 4 / Pick: 115
Debuted in 2011 for the San Francisco 49ers
Career history
* San Francisco 49ers ( 2011–present)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* NFC Champion (2012)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Rushing attempts     262
Rushing yards     1,202
Touchdowns     7
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Kendall Bernell Hunter (born September 16, 1988) is an American football running back for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Oklahoma State University, and earned All-American honors twice. The 49ers chose him in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Early yearsEdit

Hunter was born in Tyler, Texas. He attended John Tyler High School in Tyler, where he rushed for 1,200 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior. Considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Hunter was listed as the No. 40 running back prospect in the nation.[1] Hunter suffered a knee injury in high school that limited his potential suitors. Hunter was a first-team all-district selection following his junior season during which he rushed for 1,056 yards and twelve touchdowns.[2]

College careerEdit

Hunter played for coach Mike Gundy's Oklahoma State Cowboys football team from 2007 to 2010. He was the nation's seventh leading rusher with 119.6 yards per game, including nine 100-yard rushing games, in 2008. He led the Big 12 Conference in rushing by more than 30 yards per game. He was named a first-team All-American after his sophomore season in 2008, and was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American as a senior in 2010. As a senior, he was also a finalist for the Doak Walker award which was won by LaMichael James who is now his current NFL teammate.[3]

College StatsEdit

Year Team Att Yards Average TDs Receptions Yards TDs
2007 Oklahoma State 107 696 6.5 4 10 137 1
2008 Oklahoma State 241 1,555 6.5 16 22 198 1
2009 Oklahoma State 89 382 4.3 1 11 83 0
2010 Oklahoma State 271 1,548 5.7 16 20 101 0
College Totals 708 4,181 5.9 37 63 519 2

San Francisco 49ersEdit

File:Kendall Hunter - San Francisco vs Green Bay 2012 (cropped).jpg

Kendall Hunter received his first start of his NFL career in week 4 of the 2011 season against the Philadelphia Eagles. He rushed for 473 yards (with an average yard per carry of 4.2) and scored 2 touchdowns during the Regular Season in a backup role to starting running back Frank Gore. Late in the 2012 season Hunter was put on injured reserve.

Over the summer of 2013, Hunter reportedly rehabilitated at Cosumnes River College with physical therapist Weinshilboum according to a June 18 article in the Sacramento Bee. Hunter spent time performing parcour across the Cosumnes campus, Bee writer Yolanda Marie wrote. Kendall Hunter was activated off the physically unable to perform list on August 10th 2013, nearly 8 1/2 months after he partially tore his left Achilles. [4]

NFL StatsEdit

Year Team Att Yards Average TDs Receptions Yards TDs
2011 San Francisco 112 473 4.2 2 16 195 0
2012 San Francisco 72 371 5.2 2 9 60 0
NFL Totals 184 844 4.6 4 25 255 0

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